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The Islamist challenge in Algeria : a political history

Author: Michael Willis
Publisher: [London] : Ithaca Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A study of the rise, ideology and support base of the Islamist movement in Algeria from the early 19th century to the 1990s.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Willis
ISBN: 0863722091 9780863722097
OCLC Number: 468829171
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 397-406. Glossaire. Index.
Description: XVIII-419 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Origins - Reformism and Nationalism, 1830-1962; Islam in the New State, 1962-1978; The Rise of Islamism, 1979-1988; The Emergence of the FIS, 1988-1990; Islamism and the FIS Centre Stage, 1990-1991; The Brink of Power - The FIS and the Legislative Elections, 1991-1992; The Descent into Conflict, 1992-1993; The Search for a Solution, 1993-1996; Conclusion.
Responsibility: Michael Willis.
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'charts the history and evolution of Islamism in ways which make sense of the current struggle ... offers the type of clear narration so often missing from francophone works' Political Quarterly Read more...

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